Skip to main content

About your Search

20120925
20121003
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)
cases they will be hearing. >> but as joe johns reports, a lot of people are focusing on the big one that closed out the last session. >> at the beginning of the next session, the supreme court will be closely watched for signs of strain between the justices or anything else that suggests things may have changed since the health care ruling arguably was the biggest opinion by the court's order since bush versus gore more than a decade ago. right after the supreme court's health care decision in june, chief justice john roberts joke fod a colleague he would find an island fortress to escape the heat. >> and just ruth bader describes it. the term has been taxing, some call it the term of the century. >> reporter: the court is back and no signs of it cooling down. >> the justices are moving from the frying pan right into the fire tackling some of the most difficult legal questions of the day. across the board, probably the biggest term in at least a decade. >> reporter: cases involving contentious issue of affirmative actions, same sex marriage, vote rights and abortion are all likely t
place wednesday night. president obama is using john kerry as his practice partner. the massachusetts senator is portraiting the former massachusetts governor who is mitt romney, and romney is using ron portman as his obama. paul steinhauser has more on their practice sessions. >> reporter: good morning, gary. you know, it's pretty obvious. one will definitely dominate this week in the race for the white hoe. >> i'm looking forward to the debates. >> reporter: and the first of the three showdowns comes wednesday night when president obama and republican nominee mitt romney face off in denver. both candidates have a lot on the line, especially the gop challenger, who a few days ago gave some insight into his debate preps. >> it's great to have senator rob portman. you know, he debates me from time to time. he is playing barack obama in these mock debates we have. i don't like him very much anymore, all right? he keeps on beating me up and i keep on going away shaking my head. >> reporter: romney flies to colorado monday to hold a rally that night before hunkering down for final prepara
in the past cycles. on the other side, senator john kerry of massachusetts, playing the role of fellow massachusetts mitt romney and john kerry knows a bit about debating, the democrats' 2004 nominee. and mitt romney goes to colorado monday and the debate is wednesday. besides the preparation, we're seeing both campaigns trying to low low expectations. not just campaigns, listen to governor romney. >> he's president of the united states and an eloquent speaker. >> he's a very eloquent speaker and in his debate last time with senator mccain, he'll be very eloquent. >> reporter: the whole idea is lower the bar and if you're doing well you beat expectations and win the debate, the spin they're playing. listen to stephanie from the obama campaign. >> what history tells us that challengers normally win the first debate just by the fact they're standing on the stage with the president. that elevates them and normally come into this as underdogs. we're coming into this very realistic mitt romney is likely to win if he plays his cards right. >> reporter: while the candidates themselves are lay
was acceptable, and they got carried away. >> reporter: john zanelli now says other coaches on the team offered the boys $20 cash bounties for big hits on opposing players. he declined to speak on camera with cnn, but off camera confirmed details of the alleged bounty program, first reported by keith sharon and frank mickadite. >> all in all, we now have six parents and players saying that this happened. six out of a team of about 22 confirming that this happened. so there's no doubt in my mind that this happened. >> we spoke with one player from the 2011 red cobras team whose parents did not want him identified because he feared retaliation. players told us coaches did discuss cash incentive for big hits and that after games, players would vote on which player would receive the money. he also said he saw a coach give a player cash. darren, the coach, says those claims are nonsense. >> did you ever suggest or pay for a player to hurt a player on another team? >> absolutely not. i think that they're trumped up charges. i think john zanelli made these charges up in his head and wrote them down on
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)